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Entrepreneurs Are the Key to Success for Traditional Retailers
Ecommerce

Entrepreneurs Are the Key to Success for Traditional Retailers

Macy's, Wal-Mart and Target should all consider structuring its websites like Amazon.
Carol Roth
Why the Jet.com Acquisition Is Disappointing the NJ/NYC Tech Community
Mergers and Acquisitions

Why the Jet.com Acquisition Is Disappointing the NJ/NYC Tech Community

Had Jet grown into the company some hoped it would, New Jersey would have an anchor tenant that attracted other innovators.
Aaron Price
Wal-Mart to Buy Jet.com for About $3.3 Billion
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart to Buy Jet.com for About $3.3 Billion

The deal would help Wal-Mart better compete with Amazon.com and other online retailers.
Wal-Mart in Talks to Buy Online Retailer Jet.com
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart in Talks to Buy Online Retailer Jet.com

It was not clear how much Wal-Mart would pay, but Jet.com could be worth as much as $3 billion.
Wal-Mart Offers 'Free Shipping With No Minimum' to Tackle Amazon's Prime Day
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Offers 'Free Shipping With No Minimum' to Tackle Amazon's Prime Day

This is also part of Wal-Mart's broader strategy to strengthen its e-commerce business at a time when its online sales growth is slowing.
With Amazon in Sight, Wal-Mart to Offer Free Shipping for 30 Days
Wal-Mart

With Amazon in Sight, Wal-Mart to Offer Free Shipping for 30 Days

The company had announced a slew of programs, including online grocery pick up and a partnership with ride-hailing app Uber to deliver groceries as it looks to boost online sales.
Wal-Mart Rips Up China Online Strategy, Starts Again With Stake in Alibaba Rival
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Rips Up China Online Strategy, Starts Again With Stake in Alibaba Rival

The deal will see the U.S. grocery giant swap its Yihaodian platform for a 5 percent stake in JD.com Inc., worth about $1.5 billion by the firm's latest market value.
Wal-Mart Wage Hike to $15 an Hour Would Cost it $4.95 Billion, Study Says
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Wage Hike to $15 an Hour Would Cost it $4.95 Billion, Study Says

The world's largest retailer raised wages for its hourly workers to $10 per hour earlier this year, but labor groups have called the raise inadequate.
Wal-Mart Says Tech Investments, Such as Warehouse Drones, Will Boost Online Sales
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Says Tech Investments, Such as Warehouse Drones, Will Boost Online Sales

Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon spoke about initiatives such as online grocery pick up, the retailer's two-day shipping program and its mobile wallet, Wal-Mart Pay.
Wal-Mart to Test Grocery Delivery With Uber, Lyft
Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart to Test Grocery Delivery With Uber, Lyft

The world's largest retailer said it would begin test deliveries within the next two weeks in Denver and Phoenix.
Wal-Mart Attributes Higher Quarterly Profits to Increased Wages
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Wal-Mart Attributes Higher Quarterly Profits to Increased Wages

'We are very pleased with the traffic increases, and I think that goes along with what we are seeing with customer experience scores that continue to improve,' CFO says.
Wal-Mart Sues Visa for Resisting Use of PIN-Based Transactions
Lawsuits

Wal-Mart Sues Visa for Resisting Use of PIN-Based Transactions

Banks and payment network operators are favoring the use of chip cards verified by signatures
Why Wal-Mart Will Welcome 'Greeters' Back Into Its Stores
Wal-Mart

Why Wal-Mart Will Welcome 'Greeters' Back Into Its Stores

The retail giant wants to put smiling faces back at its entrances to curb theft and boost sales.
Lydia Belanger
Court Strikes Down Puerto Rico Tax on Wal-Mart
Puerto Rico

Court Strikes Down Puerto Rico Tax on Wal-Mart

Implemented last year, the measure had increased the tax for on-island companies with more than $2.75 billion in revenues that buy goods from off-island 'related parties' to 6.5 percent from 2 percent.